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West African Examinations Council (WAEC)


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is West Africa’s foremost examining board established by law  to determine the examinations required in the public interest in the English-speaking West African countries, to conduct the examinations and to award certificates comparable to those of equivalent examining authorities internationally.

WAEC to Release 2020 WASSCE May/June Results in 45 Days

September 18, 2020 - The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has stated that it plans to release the results of the just-concluded May/June West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) within 45 days after the exam has ended. This was disclo ...

WAEC Finally Conducts WASSCE Exams in Chibok Schools After 6 Years

September 11, 2020 - WAEC finally conducts WASSCE exams in Chibok schools after 6 years of terrorism attacks by Boko Haram. See details below. Six (6) years after closure due to the activities of terrorists, secondary schools in Chibok have successfully conducted the 202 ...

OEQA Warns Schools Against Any Form of Exam Malpractice in the Ongoing WASSCE

August 27, 2020 - The Director General, Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA), Lagos State, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, has advised all schools in the state to shun all forms of examination malpractice in the ongoing WAEC SSCE; stating that OEQA evaluators will b ...

WAEC 2nd Series GCE Registration Commences for 2020 (Updated)

August 27, 2020 - WAEC GCE Registration Form for WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019 First Series: The Registration for the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019 First Series will begin on Monday, October 15th, 2019. See the full registration details. ...

See Photos As WAEC Candidates Sit for 2020 WASSCE Exams

August 17, 2020 - It is no longer news that the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) commenced today, 17th August, 2020. Also See: 2020 WAEC Candidate Writes Exam in Isolation Centre at Gombe S ...

Photos: 2020 WAEC Candidate Writes Exam in Isolation Centre at Gombe State

August 17, 2020 - The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has commenced today with a lot of uncommon events. Also See: What All 2020 WAEC Candidates Should Know One being a COVID-19 patient sittin ...

What All 2020 WAEC Candidates Should Know

August 7, 2020 - The 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Exam (WASSCE) of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has been a very peculiar one that has been so different from previous years’ all because of the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike previous y ...

WAEC 2020 SSCE Exam Timetable Released (PDF)

August 6, 2020 - WASSCE 2020 SSCE Timetable Is Out – WAEC The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has disclosed that the timetable for the conduct of the 2020 May/June exam is out. WAEC, therefore, wishes to inform its stakeholders-schools, parents, and ca ...

2020 WASSCE Timetable is Anti-Muslim – MURIC Says, Rejects Timetable

August 4, 2020 - The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rejected the 2020 West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations, WASSCE timetable calling it anti-Muslim. According to a statement released by MURIC, the timetable is considered anti-Islamic because it c ...

Federal Govt Announces New Dates for 2020 WAEC, NECO, NABTEB and NBAIS Exams

July 30, 2020 - The federal government has announced the timeline for the various examination bodies to conduct various national examinations for exit classes including Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 and Senior Secondary School (SSS) 3. The Minister of State for Ed ...